Date: 2/10/19 7:44 pm
From: Ed McDevitt <mcdevitt.ed...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: Re: IBET An exciting Florida sighting
The Great White Pelican sighting has just been confirmed to me by the
naturalist at Ding Darling National Wildlife Preserve.

Ed McDevitt

On Sat, Feb 9, 2019, 4:49 PM Ed McDevitt <mcdevitt.ed...> [ILbirds] <
<ILbirds-noreply...> wrote:

>
>
> On a guided tour of Darling Wildlife Refuge, we stopped to view a sandbar
> rife with resting White Pelicans. Among them was one bird with peach/pink
> plumage and distinct standing feathers on its head - a Great White Pelican.
> Every now and then one of them shows up on Sanibel Island, but this was a
> real surprise to the naturalist - and certainly a life bird for me.
>
> Ed McDevitt
>
>

 
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